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ACHE MN 6th Annual Fall Conference

November 14, 2019 @ 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

ACHE-MN 6th Annual Fall Conference : Achieving Value Through Collaboration

Thursday November 14, 2019
7:00 am – 3:45 pm
Crowne Plaza, 3131 Campus Drive, Plymouth, MN 55441

7:00 – 7:30 AM      Registration/Breakfast
7:30 – 7:45 AM      Welcome and Table introductions
7:45 – 9:00 AM      Morning Keynote

  • Richard J. Priore, ScD, MHA, MPA, FACHE, FACMPE, President & CEO, Excelsior HealthCare Group

9:00 – 9:15 AM        Break
9:15 – 10:45 AM      Behavioral Health Panel Discussion

  • Sue Abderholden, MPH, Executive Director, NAMI Minnesota

  • Beth Dreyer Krehbiel, MBA, CEO, Zumbro Valley Health Center

  • Joe Clubb, MSW, LICSW, VP of Operations for Mental Health Services, Allina

  • Jessica Grant, MSW, LICSW, Integrated Health Therapist, Sanford Jackson

  • Moderator: David Voller, MBA, Senior Operational Planner, BWBR

10:45 – 11:00 AM      Break
11:00 – 12:30 PM      Healthcare Industry Collaboration Panel Discussion

  • Seanne Falconer, MBA, FACHE, Executive Director and Associate Cancer Center Director for Administration, University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center 

  • Mark Steffen, MD, MPH, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, BCBS Minnesota

  • Laura Frazier, MBA, Vice President of Surgical Services, Park Nicollet

  • Moderator: Arpit Rao, MD, Assistant Professor at University of Minnesota; Chair of M-Health Oncology Quality & Safety Committee

12:30 – 1:30 PM      President’s Luncheon
1:30 – 2:00 PM        Awards and Introduction to the New Fellows
2:00 – 3:30 PM        Executive Leadership Panel Discussion

  • Greg Ruberg,MBA, President/CEO, Lake View Hospital, Vice President, St. Lukes’s Hospital

  • Megan Remark, MHA, MBA, President & CEO, Regions Hospital

  • Reuben Moore, CEO, Minnesota Community Care

  • Kurt Thielen, MBA, Associate Director, Minneapolis VA Health Care System

  • Moderator: Mark Dixon, R.Ph, MHA, FACHE, President, Mark Dixon Group, LLC 

3:30 – 3:45 PM        Closing Remarks
3:45 – 4:45 PM        Special FREE Session on Fellowship and Advancement

  • Michelle Majerus, MBA, FACHE, Director of Planning, Olmsted Medical Center

  • Bill Kenney, MHA, FACHE, CEO, Dermatology Consultants, PA

  • Trevor Coons, MHA, FACHE, Operations Manager, Hospital Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic

  • ModeratorChris George, RN FACHE, Sr. Director Primary Care, Hennepin Healthcare System

  1. Understand the value and process of advancing as a Fellow in ACHE

  2. Gain study tips from recent Fellow’s

  3. Open Q&A time to answer your questions about advancement

Conference Rates and Registration:

ACHE Members
Early Bird – $99
After Oct 17th – $120

Early Bird – $175
After Oct 17th – $200

Health Care Students
$45 for the first 30 students that register, $70 after that

There are no blocked rooms for this event.  Please contact the hotel directly to book a room.

*The conference will provide ACHE members with 2.0 Qualified and 4.5 Face-to-Face Education 
*The conference will provide 4.5 BENHA CEU’s


November 14, 2019
7:00 am to 4:00 pm


Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West
3131 Campus Drive
Plymouth, MN 55441 United States